Tag Archives: Honorable Mention

Softball trio recognized by league

A trio of Whitehall softball players were lauded by opposing coaches in league all-star voting last month. Seniors Brittney Putorti, Victoria Christian and Paxton Peterson were all honored for their play on the field this season. Putorti was named a first-team Adirondack All Star. An overpowering pitcher, Putorti was on the mound for every inning […]

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Hoagland, Steves honored by writers for play on gridiron

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The New York State Sportswriters Association has chosen its All-State High School Football teams for 2012, and two Whitehall players were recognized for their outstanding play on the gridiron. Senior running back Josh Hoagland was named to the Class D all-state first-team offense and junior Brandon Steves received honorable mention for his play at linebacker. […]

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Garden Club gives beautification awards

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By Bill Toscano   The Slate Valley Garden Club’s annual Beautification Awards keep getting bigger and bigger. “It’s great to see so many people here,” project coordinator Nancy Williams said to the more than 50 people at the annual awards luncheon Aug. 1 at the Slate Valley Museum. “We have so many wonderful yards and […]

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Leagues name all-star teams

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  The postseason awards for Whitehall’s athletes have begun to roll in. A number of players from the school’s softball and baseball teams were named to Adirondack League all-star teams. Brett Christian and Josh Hoagland were both named second-team all-stars. Christian, a senior, was the team’s leader and its best pitcher, consistently squaring off against […]

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Diekel, Hoagland honored

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After a successful 5-4 season, the accolades are rolling in for the Whitehall Railroaders football team. A pair of players, led by Offensive Player of the Year Josh Hoagland, was selected as Class D all-stars last week. Zach Diekel was selected to first team defense for his play along the defensive line. Hoagland, a junior, […]

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Hoagland named ‘D’ offensive player of year

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The post-season honors have started to roll in for the Whitehall varsity sports programs, led by the Section II/Class D offensive player of the year in varsity football and a number of other awards for members of both the football and girls soccer programs.   Football Sophomore tailback Josh Hoagland was named the Class D […]

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blogging with a cold

Be sure to wash your hands after reading this, i have a cold. It’s that middle time between sports seasons and the awards are forthcoming. Boys, for football, were already in the paper, soon to be published are the field hockey Wasaren League All Stars:  First TeamCiara Groesbeck, Granville, Sr.Taryn Little, Granville, Sr.Claire Manchester, Granville, […]

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Classifieds 03/25/14

Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

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By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]

Whitehall school officials want bobsled club back

By Dan King Until this year, Whitehall High School was the only school in the country with a bobsled club, […]

District, school administrators reach pact

By Derek Liebig The Granville Central School District and the Granville Administrators’ Association, with five members, reached agreement last week […]

Karas not concerned about budget

By Dan King Despite fiscal concerns voiced Board of Education member Frank Barber, Whitehall Central School Business Administrator Joe Karas […]

Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestlers raise $600 for cancer research

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Senior wrestler Julian Barber’s charity wrestling idea caught on with his teammates during the season, to the tune of $600. […]

Sasquatch sightings on the rise

By Dan King Officials say the snowy weather has driven local Sasquatches out of the woods and caused them to […]